When you’re under a lot of stress, you may be taking it out on your teeth without even knowing it. If you ever catch yourself tensing or clenching your jaw when you’re stuck in traffic or thinking about a problem at home or work, for example, you could be doing this far more often than you realize.
What can happen is a chain reaction of unpleasant symptoms that will only add to the stress you’re already dealing with, such as chronic jaw pain, frequent headaches, lockjaw, damaged and worn-down teeth, and more.
Watch today’s video to hear Dr. Owens explain what we can do to help you find relief from all the stress and tension you’re putting on your teeth and your jaw joint. A custom oral appliance could be enough to ease your discomfort and heal your jaw.